Virginia - SB 1473 - 2017

Relating to electric utility regulation; recovery of costs of undergrounding distribution lines.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 03-18-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Richard L Saslaw (Senate/Democratic)





Actions (19)

  • 01-17-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-17-2017 - Presented and ordered printed 17103391D
  • 02-02-2017 - Printed as engrossed 17103391D-E
  • 02-02-2017 - Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1473E
  • 02-02-2017 - Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02-02-2017 - Reading of amendments waived
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-06-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-06-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02-06-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-16-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-17-2017 - Passed House (92-Y 4-N 2-A)
  • 02-17-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-22-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-22-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-22-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-23-2017 - Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
  • 02-23-2017 - Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 03-16-2017 - Approved by Governor-Chapter 583 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
01-30-2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendmentsSenate1400yes
02-01-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-02-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-02-2017Passed SenateSenate3730yes
02-14-2017Reported from Commerce and LaborHouse2100yes
02-17-2017Passed HouseHouse9242yes

News (1)

Dominion-backed bill on burying power lines sails through Senate committee - The Daily Progress
Published by dailyprogress.com
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:00:03 GMT

SB 1473 by Sen. Richard L. Saslaw, D-Fairfax, would declare that moving underground any investor-owned electric utility's overhead “tap lines,” which are smaller lines that generally connect main feeders to the wires that go to individual homes or ...